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Part-built 5 inch gauge GWR King with commercial boiler - stock code 8005

A well-advanced 5 inch gauge GWR "King", built to a high standard throughout - machining is very crisp, fit and finish of motion is good.

Work to date comprises a largely complete locomotive chassis - valve gear is machined and fitted, outside cylinders require valve spindle clevises, crossheads and guide bars.

There is a rolling tender chassis with soleplate, requiring platework and brake gear to complete.

The CE-marked, silver soldered copper boiler is by the estimable John Ellis, a very finely made thing.

Complete with a set of cabside and tender plates.

length/inches 47+27
width/inches 10
height/inches 16
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain
cylinder material cast iron
valve type piston
valve gear Stephensons
reverser type screw
boiler number ST341
year built 2009
boiler maker John Ellis
CE mark yes
working pressure/psi 100
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver-soldered